Nov. 14th - 24th, Check times below. at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre
Assassins is a comedy-drama about assassins throughout history meeting up including Lee Harvey Oswald and John Wilkes Booth. The musical is being shown in remembrance of the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination.
Assassins is written by John Weidman, with Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim who is known for Sweeney Todd and Into the Woods. The two have collaborated on two other plays as well: Pacific Overtures and Road Show. The play Assassins takes the audience on a journey through American history with 9 assassins and would-be assassins. See what extent some men are willing to go to in pursuit of the American Dream.
Cornerstone Theatre Company, founded in January 2012, is committed to bringing classics and new plays to the stage, educating students through classes, internships, and youth productions, and presenting stories in a unique light.
Thom Mesrobian - John Wilkes Booth
Bruce Costella - Charles Guiteau
Nathan Bock - Leon Czolgosz
Josh Lamboy - Giuseppe Zangara
Owen Robertson - Samuel Byck
Heather Lamboy - Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme
Mary Lee Carter - Sara Jane Moore
Tyler Conrady - John Hinckley
Chaz Krivan - Lee Harvey Oswald/The Balladeer
Krista Delong - The Proprietor
Christopher Gooley, Brandy Hooper, Noel Miner, Tom Pisarski - Ensemble
Nicholas Murphy - Director
Tina Phillips - Musical Director
Jessica Meguiar - Stage Manager
Nicholas Murphy - Scenic Designer
Jonathan Whiteley - Lighting Designer
Sherrie Hill - Costume Designer
Cheryl Murphy - Properties Designer
Will McCabe - Master Carpenter
Assassins will be playing for two weekends from November 14 - 24. Showings will be Thursday at 7 pm, Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 8 pm, and Sunday at 2 pm.
Tickets will be $20 for adults, $15 for students with ID.
The play will be performed at the Santos Dantin Studio Theater at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center. For more information on the Shakespeare Center, view their profile page.